Nancy Williams

    • 3357 Citations
    • 33 h-Index
    1992 …2019
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    Research Output 1992 2019

    • 3357 Citations
    • 33 h-Index
    • 81 Article
    • 12 Review article
    • 5 Letter
    2019

    Capturing detectable relaxin concentrations in eumenorrheic non-pregnant women

    Anderson, T., Shultz, S. J., Williams, N., Casey, E., Kincaid, Z., Lieberman, J. L. & Wideman, L., Apr 1 2019, In : Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal. 27, 1, p. 30-36 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Relaxin
    Limit of Detection
    Menstrual Cycle
    integrity
    Values

    Comparison of Female Athlete Triad Coalition and RED-S risk assessment tools

    Koltun, K. J., Strock, N. C. A., Southmayd, E. A., Oneglia, A. P., Williams, N. & De Souza, M. J., Nov 2 2019, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 37, 21, p. 2433-2442 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Female Athlete Triad Syndrome
    Athletes
    Sports
    Eating
    Health Surveys

    Energy Deficiency Suppresses Bone Turnover in Exercising Women with Menstrual Disturbances

    Southmayd, E. A., Williams, N., Mallinson, R. J. & De Souza, M. J., Jun 19 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 104, 8, p. 3131-3145 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Bone Remodeling
    Osteogenesis
    Bone Resorption
    Bone
    Estrogens

    Female athlete triad and relative energy deficiency in sport: A focus on scientific rigor

    Williams, N., Koltun, K. J., Strock, N. C. A. & De Souza, M. J., Oct 1 2019, In : Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews. 47, 4, p. 197-205 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Female Athlete Triad Syndrome
    Sports
    Causality
    Research

    Response

    Williams, N. & De Souza, M. J., Aug 1 2019, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 51, 8, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Rethinking the concept of an energy availability threshold and its role in the Female Athlete Triad

    De Souza, M. J., Koltun, K. J., Strock, N. CA. & Williams, N., Aug 1 2019, In : Current Opinion in Physiology. 10, p. 35-42 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Female Athlete Triad Syndrome
    Bone and Bones
    Menstrual Cycle
    Self Report
    Consensus

    What is the evidence for a Triad-like syndrome in exercising men?

    De Souza, M. J., Koltun, K. J. & Williams, N., Aug 1 2019, In : Current Opinion in Physiology. 10, p. 27-34 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Athletes
    Bone and Bones
    Female Athlete Triad Syndrome
    Oligospermia
    Evidence-Based Medicine
    2018

    "Core stability": Should there be a bigger focus on foundational skills in the kinesiology curriculum?

    Braun, B., Williams, N., Garber, C. E. & Hickey, M., Nov 1 2018, In : Kinesiology Review. 7, 4, p. 295-299 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Curriculum
    Students
    Vocabulary
    Social Problems
    Social Responsibility

    Exercise and chemotherapy-induced amenorrhea

    Mathis, K. M., Sturgeon, K., Winkels, R., Wiskemann, J., Williams, N. & Schmitz, K., Jul 1 2018, In : Medical Hypotheses. 116, p. 49-53 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Amenorrhea
    Exercise
    Drug Therapy
    Ovary
    Oxidative Stress
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Menstrual Disruption with Exercise Is Not Linked to an Energy Availability Threshold

    Lieberman, J. L., De Souza, M. J., Wagstaff, D. A. & Williams, N., Mar 1 2018, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 50, 3, p. 551-561 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Glucuronides
    Pregnanediol
    Exercise
    Estrone
    Luteinizing Hormone
    2017
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Female Athlete Triad: Future Directions for Energy Availability and Eating Disorder Research and Practice

    Williams, N., Statuta, S. M. & Austin, A., Oct 1 2017, In : Clinics in Sports Medicine. 36, 4, p. 671-686 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Female Athlete Triad Syndrome
    Research
    Practice Guidelines
    Eating
    Direction compound
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Impact of hormonal contraception and weight loss on high-density lipoprotein cholesterol efflux and lipoprotein particles in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

    Dokras, A., Playford, M., Kris-Etherton, P. M., Kunselman, A., Stetter, C. M., Williams, N., Gnatuk, C., Estes, S., Sarwer, D. B., Allison, K. C., Coutifaris, C., Mehta, N. & Legro, R., May 1 2017, In : Clinical Endocrinology. 86, 5, p. 739-746 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    Oral Contraceptives
    Contraception
    HDL Cholesterol
    Lipoproteins
    6 Citations (Scopus)
    Basal Metabolism
    Caloric Restriction
    Weight Loss
    Fats
    Exercise

    The science of healthy menstruation in exercising women

    Williams, N., Etter, C. V. & Lieberman, J. L., Feb 1 2017, In : Kinesiology Review. 6, 1, p. 78-90 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Menstruation
    Stress Fractures
    Evidence-Based Practice
    Amenorrhea
    Genetic Predisposition to Disease
    10 Citations (Scopus)
    Estrogens
    Bone Density
    Bone and Bones
    Tibia
    Athletes
    2016
    33 Citations (Scopus)

    Benefit of delayed fertility therapy with preconception weight loss over immediate therapy in obese women with PCOS

    Legro, R., Dodson, W., Kunselman, A., Stetter, C. M., Kris-Etherton, P. M., Williams, N., Gnatuk, C., Estes, S., Allison, K. C., Sarwer, D. B., Diamond, M. P., Schlaff, W. D., Casson, P. R., Christman, G. M., Barnhart, K. T., Wright Bates, G., Usadi, R., Lucidi, S., Baker, V., Zhang, H. & 3 others, Eisenberg, E., Coutifaris, C. & Dokras, A., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 101, 7, p. 2658-2666 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Clomiphene
    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    Fertility
    Weight Loss
    Oral Contraceptives
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    Current and past menstrual status is an important determinant of femoral neck geometry in exercising women

    Mallinson, R. J., Williams, N., Gibbs, J. C., Koehler, K., Allaway, H. C. M., Southmayd, E. & De Souza, M. J., Jul 1 2016, In : Bone. 88, p. 101-112 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Femur Neck
    Bone Density
    Bone and Bones
    Health Status Indicators
    Menstrual Cycle
    8 Citations (Scopus)
    Basal Metabolism
    Amenorrhea
    Exercise
    Photon Absorptiometry
    Body Size
    28 Citations (Scopus)

    Weight loss and lowering androgens predict improvements in health-related quality of life in women with PCOS

    Dokras, A., Sarwer, D. B., Allison, K. C., Milman, L., Kris-Etherton, P. M., Kunselman, A., Stetter, C. M., Williams, N., Gnatuk, C., Estes, S., Fleming, J. A., Coutifaris, C. & Legro, R., Aug 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 101, 8, p. 2966-2974 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    Androgens
    Weight Loss
    Quality of Life
    Health
    2015
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Dose–response effects of aerobic exercise on estrogen among women at high risk for breast cancer: a randomized controlled trial

    Schmitz, K., Williams, N., Kontos, D., Domchek, S., Morales, K. H., Hwang, W. T., Grant, L. L., DiGiovanni, L., Salvatore, D., Fenderson, D., Schnall, M., Galantino, M. L., Stopfer, J., Kurzer, M. S., Wu, S., Adelman, J., Brown, J. C. & Good, J., Nov 1 2015, In : Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 154, 2, p. 309-318 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Estrogens
    Randomized Controlled Trials
    Exercise
    Breast Neoplasms
    Follicular Phase
    19 Citations (Scopus)
    Amenorrhea
    energy
    amenorrhea
    sampling
    37 Citations (Scopus)
    Caloric Restriction
    Glucuronides
    Menstrual Cycle
    Weight Loss
    Pregnanediol
    63 Citations (Scopus)

    Randomized controlled trial of preconception interventions in infertile women with polycystic ovary syndrome

    Legro, R., Dodson, W., Kris-Etherton, P. M., Kunselman, A., Stetter, C. M., Williams, N., Gnatuk, C., Estes, S., Fleming, J. A., Allison, K. C., Sarwer, D. B., Coutifaris, C. & Dokras, A., Nov 1 2015, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 100, 11, p. 4048-4058 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    Oral Contraceptives
    Randomized Controlled Trials
    Life Style
    Weight Loss
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    pregnanediol
    Glucuronides
    hormone
    estrone
    hormones
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    Women In Steady Exercise Research (WISER) Sister: Study design and methods

    Schmitz, K., Williams, N., Kontos, D., Kurzer, M. S., Schnall, M., Domchek, S., Stopfer, J., Galantino, M. L., Hwang, W. T., Morales, K., Wu, S., DiGiovanni, L., Salvatore, D., Fenderson, D., Good, J., Sturgeon, K., Grant, L., Bryan, C. J. & Adelman, J., Mar 1 2015, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 41, p. 17-30 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Siblings
    Exercise
    Research
    Breast Neoplasms
    Exercise Test
    2014
    65 Citations (Scopus)
    Female Athlete Triad Syndrome
    San Francisco
    Consensus
    Physicians
    Sports
    30 Citations (Scopus)

    2014 female athlete triad coalition consensus statement on treatment and return to play of the female athlete triad

    Joy, E., De Souza, M. J., Nattiv, A., Misra, M., Williams, N., Mallinson, R. J., Gibbs, J. C., Olmsted, M., Goolsby, M., Matheson, G., Barrack, M., Burke, L., Drinkwater, B., Lebrun, C., Loucks, A. B., Mountjoy, M., Nichols, J. & Borgen, J. S., Jan 1 2014, In : Current sports medicine reports. 13, 4, p. 219-231 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Female Athlete Triad Syndrome
    Consensus
    Sports
    Guidelines
    Physicians
    143 Citations (Scopus)
    Female Athlete Triad Syndrome
    San Francisco
    Consensus
    Physicians
    Sports
    102 Citations (Scopus)

    Higher incidence of bone stress injuries with increasing female athlete triad-related risk factors: A prospective multisite study of exercising girls and women

    Barrack, M. T., Gibbs, J. C., De Souza, M. J., Williams, N., Nichols, J. F., Rauh, M. J. & Nattiv, A., Jan 1 2014, In : American Journal of Sports Medicine. 42, 4, p. 949-958 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Female Athlete Triad Syndrome
    Prospective Studies
    Bone and Bones
    Exercise
    Incidence
    34 Citations (Scopus)

    Low bone density risk is higher in exercising women with multiple triad risk factors

    Gibbs, J. C., Nattiv, A., Barrack, M. T., Williams, N., Rauh, M. J., Nichols, J. F. & De Souza, M. J., Jan 1 2014, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 46, 1, p. 167-176 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Bone Density
    Sports
    Menarche
    Body Mass Index
    Female Athlete Triad Syndrome
    26 Citations (Scopus)

    Misunderstanding the female athlete triad: Refuting the IOC consensus statement on relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S)

    De Souza, M. J., Williams, N. I., Nattiv, A., Joy, E., Misra, M., Loucks, A. B., Matheson, G., Olmsted, M. P., Barrack, M., Mallinson, R. J., Gibbs, J. C., Goolsby, M., Nichols, J. F., Drinkwater, B., Sanborn, C., Agostini, R., Otis, C. L., Johnson, M. D., Hoch, A. Z., Alleyne, J. M. K. & 14 others, Wadsworth, L. T., Koehler, K., Van Heest, J., Harvey, P., Kelly, A. K. W., Fredericson, M., Brooks, G. A., O'Donnell, E., Callahan, L. R., Putukian, M., Costello, L., Hecht, S., Rauh, M. J. & McComb, J., Oct 1 2014, In : British journal of sports medicine. 48, 20, p. 1461-1465 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Female Athlete Triad Syndrome
    Sports Medicine
    Energy Metabolism
    Sports
    Consensus
    20 Citations (Scopus)

    Nutritional practices associated with low energy availability in Division I female soccer players

    Reed, J. L., De Souza, M. J., Kindler, J. M. & Williams, N., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 32, 16, p. 1499-1509 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Soccer
    Energy Intake
    Carbohydrates
    Female Athlete Triad Syndrome
    Athletes
    2013
    32 Citations (Scopus)
    amenorrhea
    nutritional intervention
    Amenorrhea
    Recovery of Function
    Energy Intake
    23 Citations (Scopus)

    Body composition and reproductive function exert unique influences on indices of bone health in exercising women

    Mallinson, R. J., Williams, N., Hill, B. R. & De Souza, M. J., Sep 1 2013, In : Bone. 56, 1, p. 91-100 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Body Composition
    Bone Density
    Bone and Bones
    Femur Neck
    Health
    30 Citations (Scopus)

    Changes in energy availability across the season in Division I female soccer players

    Reed, J. L., De Souza, M. J. & Williams, N., Feb 28 2013, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 31, 3, p. 314-324 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Soccer
    Energy Intake
    Lunch
    Athletes
    Female Athlete Triad Syndrome
    16 Citations (Scopus)
    Ghrelin
    Luteinizing Hormone
    Exercise
    Weight Loss
    Diet
    20 Citations (Scopus)

    Effect of high dietary restraint on energy availability and menstrual status

    Gibbs, J. C., Williams, N., Mallinson, R. J., Reed, J. L., Rickard, A. D. & De Souza, M. J., Sep 1 2013, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 45, 9, p. 1790-1797 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Oligomenorrhea
    Exercise
    Hospital Distribution Systems
    Anovulation
    Luteal Phase
    13 Citations (Scopus)
    Peptide YY
    Ghrelin
    Weight Loss
    Hunger
    Body Weight
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Postprandial peptide YY is lower in young college-aged women with high dietary cognitive restraint

    Scheid, J. L., Birch, L. L., Williams, N., Rolls, B. J. & De Souza, M. J., Aug 15 2013, In : Physiology and Behavior. 120, p. 26-33 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Peptide YY
    Meals
    Gastrointestinal Hormones
    Ghrelin
    Weight Gain
    81 Citations (Scopus)

    Prevalence of individual and combined components of the female athlete triad

    Gibbs, J. C., Williams, N. I. & De Souza, M. J., May 1 2013, In : Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 45, 5, p. 985-996 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Female Athlete Triad Syndrome
    Athletes
    Bone Density
    Eating
    Sports
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    The impact of weight loss on the 24-h profile of circulating peptide YY and its association with 24-h ghrelin in normal weight premenopausal women

    Hill, B. R., De Souza, M. J., Wagstaff, D. A. & Williams, N., Oct 1 2013, In : Peptides. 49, p. 81-90 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Peptide YY
    Ghrelin
    Weight Loss
    Weights and Measures
    Lunch
    2012
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    24-Hour profiles of circulating ghrelin and peptide YY are inversely associated in normal weight premenopausal women

    Hill, B. R., De Souza, M. J., Wagstaff, D. A., Sato, R. & Williams, N., Nov 1 2012, In : Peptides. 38, 1, p. 159-162 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Peptide YY
    Ghrelin
    Weights and Measures
    Fats
    Snacks
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Daily physical activity and menopausal hot flashes: Applying a novel within-person approach to demonstrate individual differences

    Elavsky, S., Molenaar, P., Gold, C. H., Williams, N. & Aronson, K. R., Mar 1 2012, In : Maturitas. 71, 3, p. 287-293 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Hot Flashes
    Individuality
    Exercise
    Personal digital assistants
    Time series
    22 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of physical activity on vasomotor symptoms: Examination using objective and subjective measures

    Elavsky, S., Gonzales, J. U., Proctor, D. N., Williams, N. & Henderson, V. W., Oct 1 2012, In : Menopause. 19, 10, p. 1095-1103 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Exercise
    Hot Flashes
    Accelerometry
    Handheld Computers
    Independent Living
    2011
    17 Citations (Scopus)
    Peptide YY
    Circadian Rhythm
    Energy Metabolism
    Meals
    Weights and Measures
    23 Citations (Scopus)

    Circulating leptin concentrations do not distinguish menstrual status in exercising women

    Corr, M., De Souza, M. J., Mallinson, R. J. & Williams, N., Jan 1 2011, In : Human Reproduction. 26, 3, p. 685-694 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Leptin
    Amenorrhea
    Adipose Tissue
    Adiposity
    Insulin
    22 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of metformin in adolescents with polycystic ovary syndrome undertaking lifestyle therapy: A pilot randomized double-blind study

    Ladson, G., Dodson, W., Sweet, S. D., Archibong, A. E., Kunselman, A., Demers, L., Lee, P., Williams, N., Coney, P. & Legro, R., Jun 30 2011, In : Fertility and sterility. 95, 8

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    Metformin
    Double-Blind Method
    Life Style
    Hyperandrogenism
    32 Citations (Scopus)

    Estrogen and peptide YY are associated with bone mineral density in premenopausal exercising women

    Scheid, J. L., Mallinson, R. J., Ducher, G., Gibbs, J. C., Williams, N. & De Souza, M. J., Aug 1 2011, In : Bone. 49, 2, p. 194-201 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Peptide YY
    Bone Density
    Estrogens
    Glucuronides
    Estrone
    30 Citations (Scopus)

    Exercise lowers estrogen and progesterone levels in premenopausal women at high risk of breast cancer

    Kossman, D. A., Williams, N., Domchek, S. M., Kurzer, M. S., Stopfer, J. E. & Schmitz, K., Dec 1 2011, In : Journal of applied physiology. 111, 6, p. 1687-1693 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Progesterone
    Estrogens
    Hormones
    Exercise
    Breast Neoplasms